Communications Internship - Save The Bay

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Save The Bay

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Location: Save The Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Dr., Providence, RI.

Dates: This internship will be offered year-round

Overview of position: Are you a creative-minded individual looking to develop a career in communications, public relations or marketing? Save The Bay is seeking a highly motivated individual to support Save The Bay’s public relations initiatives. This is a flexible internship that can work with students and graduates with a variety of skills: writing, graphic design, social media, marketing, media relations, analytics, HTML, web design, research, interviewing, or any combination of these. This internship will be approximately 14-21 hours per week.

Save The Bay is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide education to the community about protecting and restoring the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region.

What you will gain:

Depending on your skills and unique internship experience, you may develop:

  • Experience researching, interviewing for, and writing press releases
  • A portfolio of marketing pieces designed to support real-world promotional needs
  • An understanding of branding principles applied in a real-world organizational setting
  • A portfolio of news releases, feature stories, and web content
  • Experience managing media lists, contacts, and online community calendars
  • Integrated marketing plans to support special events and public programs

What we require:

  • College students, recent graduates, graduate students or beginning professionals working towards having obtained a BA/BS or higher degree in liberal arts, public relations, communications, or a related field
  • Computer experience (MS Office, Mac platform, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Experience and proficiency in the applicable skills listed on the position overview
  • Attention to detail, positive attitude and ability to work with quick deadlines and changing priorities

Details:

We offer unpaid internship opportunities. We will gladly work with your university if they offer college credit for unpaid internships.

This internship is offered year round with a rolling application process.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to volunteer@savebay.org and fill out our application in the following link for this internship or any others you are interested in. The Application can also be found at www.savebay.org/volunteer under the Internships tab.

In addition to the standard application materials, please submit 1-2 work samples that reflect the internship area on which you wish to focus.

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About Save The Bay

Location:

100 Save the Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905, US

Mission Statement

Save The Bay protects, restores and improves the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region, including its watershed and adjacent coastal waters, through an ecosystem-based approach to environmental action; defends the right of the public to use and enjoy the Bay and its surrounding waters; and fosters an ethic of environmental stewardship among people who live in or visit the Narragansett Bay region.

Description

Save The Bay was founded on the community's desire to protect our most precious resource - Narragansett Bay. To do that, Save The Bay has focused on the development of a committed constituency for the Bay. Children and adults throughout this region have learned the tremendous value the Bay brings to our economy, our environment and our quality of life.

In defense of Narragansett Bay and its watershed, Save The Bay has watched over the activities and programs of the government and the citizenry that degrade the environmental quality of the Bay, basin, and watershed. Save The Bay provides educational opportunities for children and adults to explore the Bay, fostering a understanding and a sense of personal responsibility for the resource.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 Save The Bay DriveProvidence, RI 02905

(41.78578,-71.38136)
 

SKILLS

  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Graphic Design / Print

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